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Definition of "coxcombical" [cox•comb•ic•al]

  • Like, or in the style of, a coxcomb. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "coxcombical" in a sentence
  • "He had whiskers — all jockeys should have whiskers — but he had what I did not like, and what no genuine jockey should have, a moustache, which looks coxcombical and Frenchified — but most things have terribly changed since"
  • "We dare not contemplate an Atlantis, a scheme out of which our coxcombical moral sense is for a little transitory ease excluded."
  • "Without her warrant it would have been coxcombical to believe it But the belief made her altogether sacred in his eyes, and he vowed a thousand times that no word or tone of his should ever offend that angel delicacy and tenderness."
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